New and updated apps: Plague Inc., Aphelion, iTranslate for Mac and more!

Every day dozens and dozens of new and updated apps and games hit the iOS and Mac App Stores. It's impossible to keep up with them all, but it's not impossible to pick out the very best. Here they are! Today we've got a cool new game, an update to a popular one, a Mac conversion of a popular translation tool and more!

New and updated iOS apps

  • Aphelion: Clear levels by moving orbs, but use as few moves as possible. Free - Download now

  • Plague Inc. 1.9: Infect the world using engineered diseases. Adds "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" tie-in with new Simian Flu strain. $0.99 - Download now

  • Vine 2.1.1: The popular video sharing service that lets you create short, looping videos. Brought back revine numbers in all feeds along with like tabs on profiles. Free - Download now

  • Starbucks 3.1: Pay for your beverages, earn rewards and get free downloads. Fixes Pick of the Week messaging along with tweaks to keep people from being logged out. Free - Download now

New and updated Mac apps

  • iTranslate: Translate words, phrases and text in over 80 languages. Originally on the App Store, now available for Mac. $4.99 - Download now

  • MotionComposer 1.8: Create HTML5 and Flash animations. Adds new "Scenes" feature to improve control over editing. Enhances crop functionality, adds new typefaces, supports document resizing and fixes 360 degree rotation bug. $29 - Download now

More apps and updates?

If you try any of the apps or updates, let me know how they work for you. If you got any new or updated apps today that you loved, but don't see here, let us know about them!

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